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African American Home Ownership & Home Equity Symposium




BALTIMORE, MD – On Friday, February 10, Baltimore City Councilman Robert Stokes, Sr. will host a symposium on African American home ownership and home equity. It is free and open to the public.

Councilman Stokes will moderate a panel of community leaders to focus on the economic wealth gap in Baltimore City’s African-American community (i.e., address housing blight and disinvestment, provide greater access to capital for African-American led organizations, and increase African-American homeownership and home equity).  A second panel of Federal regulators and bank presidents will convene to discuss how current and future policies can be used to address the issue as well.


WHEN:       Friday, February 10, 2017

                  1-4 p.m.


WHERE:     Reginald F. Lewis Museum

                  830 E. Pratt St. 

                  Baltimore, MD 21202



  • Address the rising Baltimore African American wealth gap that is driven by the lack of home ownership and home equity
  • Spur the development of Baltimore African American led and focused non-profits and organizations as home builder to rebuild distressed communities and to increase African American home ownership. 



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